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  1. Billy Crystal on Pixar's 'Monsters University': Mike Is 'My Favorite Character I’ve Ever Played'

    10:35 am PDT 10/10/2012
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    The comedian raves about John Goodman, his Pixar character Mike Wazowski and getting nostalgic when discussing his upcoming film "Parental Guidance" with Bette Midler. READ MORE

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  2. NYFF 2012: Rob Reiner, Billy Crystal, Robin Wright Spill Secrets About the Making of 'Princess Bride'

    4:32 pm PDT 10/03/2012
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    Twenty-five years after the movie's release, Cary Elwes, Carol Kane, Mandy Patinkin, Chris Sarandon and Wallace Shawn also reminisce about ambidextrous sword fighting, reshooting ruined takes due to Reiner's constant laughter and working with actors in giant rat costumes. READ MORE

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  3. NYFF 2012: Directors Reflect on 'Here and There', Restored 'Little Shop of Horrors'

    6:12 pm PDT 09/29/2012
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    THR talks with Antonio Mendez Esparza on screening "Here and There" in the city where it all started, Jeff Kaufman on working with Bill Cosby in "The Savoy King," and Frank Oz on finally releasing a happier ending for the 1986 film, "Little Shop of Horrors." READ MORE

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  4. Silver-Haired Christmas Day Showdown: Streisand vs. Crystal, Midler

    12:23 pm PDT 08/22/2012
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    As Hollywood taps into the growing power of the older moviegoer, "The Guilt Trip" and "Parental Guidance" both open Dec. 25. READ MORE

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  5. Billy Crystal Book on Aging Sells for $4 Million (Exclusive)

    8:23 am PDT 08/09/2012
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    It's official: the veteran comic has sold a book to New York publishers with his own special take on getting older. READ MORE

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  6. Billy Crystal to Write a Humor Book About Aging (Exclusive)

    7:00 am PDT 08/08/2012
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    The veteran comic is pitching a book to New York publishers with his own special take on getting older. READ MORE

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  7. Bob Costas' 5 Most Memorable Interviews (Video)

    9:00 am PDT 07/18/2012
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    From Mickey Mantle admitting he wasn't a "good father" to Mark McGwire confirming his steroid use, five interviews in which Costas hit it out of the park. READ MORE

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  8. Nora Ephron Tributes: Meryl Streep, Billy Crystal, Carrie Fisher Remember the Late Writer-Director

    11:00 am PDT 07/11/2012
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    Industry friends share personal memories with THR, from her "amazing" skills in the kitchen to her "brilliant observation" to the legacy of films like "When Harry Met Sally." READ MORE

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  9. 'I'll Have What She's Having': 7 Great Parodies of Nora Ephron's Famous 'When Harry Met Sally' Deli Scene (Video)

    6:40 pm PDT 06/29/2012
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    The classic line from the 1989 romantic comedy has been spoofed by everyone from the Muppets to "Family Guy." READ MORE

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  10. 'When Harry Met Sally' Stars Billy Crystal, Meg Ryan, Carrie Fisher Pay Tribute to Nora Ephron

    7:46 pm PDT 06/26/2012
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    UPDATE: The writer-director, whose other credits include "You've Got Mail" and "Sleepless in Seattle," died Tuesday after a battle with leukemia. READ MORE

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  11. From 'When Harry Met Sally' to 'Sleepless in Seattle': 11 Movies From Nora Ephron's Celebrated Career

    6:07 pm PDT 06/26/2012
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    The writer-director died June 26 at age 71. READ MORE

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  12. Nora Ephron's 5 Most Memorable Movies (Video)

    4:41 pm PDT 06/26/2012
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    UDPATED: The writer-director, who died Tuesday at age 71, has a slew of critical and commercial hits -- from "When Harry Met Sally" to "You've Got Mail" -- to her credit. READ MORE

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  13. 'Monsters University' Trailer Reunites Sulley and Mike (Video)

    6:03 am PDT 06/20/2012
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    UPDATED: A teaser for the Disney/Pixar prequel features the two during their raucous college days. READ MORE

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  14. The Oscars, Hollywood and Race: A Wake Up Call By Russell Simmons (Exclusive)

    9:53 am PST 03/02/2012
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    The hip-hop pioneer and entrepreneur writes a scathing critique of the industry's disconnect from its audience. READ MORE

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  15. Billy Crystal's Oscar Blackface: Sammy Davis, Jr.'s Daughter '100 Percent Certain My Father Is Smiling' (Exclusive)

    5:00 am PST 03/01/2012
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    Tracey Davis, daughter of the late Rat Packer, also tells THR that her dad "would have dug hanging out with Justin Bieber." READ MORE

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  16. Oscar Celebs Confronted About Politics By Fox News Red Carpet Reporter (VIDEO)

    4:26 pm PST 02/28/2012
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    "The O'Reilly Factor" engaged George Clooney, Glenn Close, Sandra Bullock, Angelina Jolie and others in conversation about the state of the union, whether they wanted to or not. READ MORE

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  17. Billy Crystal’s Oscar-Night Sammy Davis Jr. Impersonation Draws “Blackface” Criticisms

    5:00 pm PST 02/27/2012
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    Oscar host Billy Crystal drew criticism after revisiting an even older bit in which he impersonates Sammy Davis Jr., prompting claims that his “blackface” performance was offensive and racist. READ MORE

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  18. Oscar 2012 Ratings In Canada Match 2011 Numbers

    3:08 pm PST 02/27/2012
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    CTV reports viewership peaked when Canadian actor Christopher Plummer took the stage to receive his Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. READ MORE

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  19. Oscars 2012 Reviews: What the Critics Are Saying

    7:21 am PST 02/27/2012
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    The verdict: largely negative. In fact, THR's Tim Goodman called the Billy Crystal-hosted telecast a "safe, unfunny, retro-disaster." READ MORE

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  20. Oscars 2012: 'The Artist,' 'Hugo' Top Academy Awards

    10:16 pm PST 02/26/2012
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    Both films won five awards at the 84th Academy Awards, hosted by Billy Crystal. READ MORE

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